Welcome to the HCPSS Accessible Mathematics Wikispace!

This wikispace has been designed to help mathematics teachers and teacher leaders examine effective mathematics instruction, as outlined in the book Accessible Mathematics: Ten Instructional Shifts that Raise Student Achievement by Steven Leinwand. The suggestions are intended to serve as sample activities and discussion prompts for preparing all mathematics teachers to plan, teach, assess, and promote a mathematical learning environment that is considered "Common Core-ready."

## Welcome to the HCPSS

Accessible MathematicsWikispace!This wikispace has been designed to help mathematics teachers and teacher leaders examine effective mathematics instruction, as outlined in the book

Accessible Mathematics: Ten Instructional Shifts that Raise Student Achievementby Steven Leinwand. The suggestions are intended to serve as sample activities and discussion prompts for preparing all mathematics teachers to plan, teach, assess, and promote a mathematical learning environment that is considered "Common Core-ready."Instructional Shifts:Resource: Leinwand, S. (2009).

Accessible mathematics: Ten instructional shifts that raise student achievement.Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann.Developed by the Howard County Public School System Office of Secondary Mathematics, 2010

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